Tuesday, March 10, 2015

Prison reform is making life inside prison worse, not better

Right on Crime reforms are driven by a desire to have more people on supervision, paying for their own technological monitoring, reentry services, and probation and parole fees. This emphasis on diversion, probation, and rehabilitation is positive, in that individuals who commit crimes driven by addiction will receive treatment, if they can afford the fees. However, the willingness to dismiss the men and women who cannot pay, or who did not qualify, as unworthy of rehabilitation has led to a disregard for how those people are treated in prison.

More:  http://qz.com/355849/prison-reform-is-making-life-inside-prison-worse-not-better/

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